Metallicity: Book 2 of the Eichi Testaments
by David Wiley
Rebellion! Up against the might of the Third Empire, things look dire for the rebels on Demeter. How do you fight when your planet is so metal-poor that bullets are a luxury? Paul Guthrie, a disgraced ex-Missionary, is caught in the middle. He must gain the rebels' trust, defeat the Imperial berserkers, and discover the real reason behind the Imperial invasion, all before the rains cease.